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Where to see the BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge in Sunderland

People are being urged to cheer on BBC Children in Need's Rickshaw Challenge which kicked off in the city this morning.

City Hall reopens

City Hall has reopened and police cordons on the roads surrounding it have been lifted.

Council welcomes new apprentices

A new cohort of apprentices are taking up roles across Sunderland City Council

From hi-vis to Hawaii - Council worker Aidan all set to represent England in World Deaf Golf Championships

A Sunderland council worker is swapping his high-vis for a set of golf clubs when he heads to Hawaii to represent his country in the World Deaf Golf Championships this week.

Beach wheelchairs roll into Roker

More people are now able to enjoy Sunderland's beautiful beaches, thanks to all-terrain wheelchairs that make the sand more accessible.

Eight smokers ordered to pick up the tab

Eight smokers who threw their cigarette ends on the ground and ignored £150 penalty notices, have been left with hefty fines.It's even more 'outstanding' now at Sunningdale School

'Outstanding' school has 'outstanding' new building

It's even more 'outstanding' now at Sunningdale School

Schoolchildren to get sneak peek of Festival of Light

Invited Sunderland schoolchildren will enjoy a special preview evening of the Festival of Light next week.

Bradley Lowery Foundation partners with World Triathlon Championship Series Sunderland

To celebrate the launch of the partnership between 2023 World Triathlon Championship Series Sunderland and the Bradley Lowery Foundation, a special sale period before the general sale opens has been announced where £5 from every sprint or standard distance entry will be donated to the foundation.

Green fingered gardeners enjoy sweet smell of success for second year running

Green-fingered gardeners from Washington Village and Southwick Green are celebrating after picking up a bunch of top awards in this year's Northumbria in Bloom.

Autumn re-surfacing and road closures

Drivers are advised that stretches of road across Sunderland will be closed for resurfacing in the coming weeks as the city council continues its investment in highways and footways.

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